michael demask

The Straight Dope: A Telephone Conversation With Peter Hitchens

The Straight Dope: A Telephone Conversation with Peter Hitchens

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There has been a salami-sliced but observable decriminalization, particularly of cannabis but also of other drugs, stretching over forty years. The decision was made in the 1971 Misuse of Drugs Act to treat drug possession differently from trading …
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Panel examines link between chronic pain, prescription drug abuse

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Panel examines link between chronic pain, prescription drug abuse. By JESSICA … Michael Demask, the executive director of the Hazelden Addiction Treatment Center in Naples, said he became addicted to pain pills following a car crash when he was in …
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David Sirota Petitions President Obama To Support A Federal Law To Protect

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"When you look at where people are on legalizing marijuana — full legalization, treat it like alcohol — Gallup's poll just a few weeks ago found record high support for legalizing marijuana. 50 percent of Americans now say they want to legalize …
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